What You Need to Know: Oct. 22

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Oct. 22.

Posted: Oct 22, 2018 9:14 AM
Updated: Oct 22, 2018 11:29 AM

Reckless Driver Arrested 

Chico police say 25-year-old Justin Melton of Oroville was seen driving recklessly refusing to pull over for police. As he continued driving with officers in pursuit, he hit and damaged a traffic light. He was then arrested.

Person Hospitalized After Water Truck Fire

One person has been hospitalized with serious burns after a water truck caught fire in Butte County. It happened yesterday on a rural road near Berry Creek. Cal Fire got a call around 3:45 p.m. on Sunday and by the time crews arrived the fire was out. The driver was flown to a nearby hospital to be treated for burns. 

Los Molinos Residents Protest Sex Offender Rehab Center

People are protesting a nearby new facility that is housing sex offenders in Los Molinos. Protestors that gathered yesterday say the rehab building is too close to the high school a half a mile away. The Elijah House accepts sex offenders if they committed an offense while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. 

Authorities Investigating Burned Remains Found in Concow Home

Authorities are looking into whether human remains found at a burned home in Concow are that of a missing woman. Experts from Chico State's Anthropology Department are helping identify the remains.

Sheriff's Office Investigating Video of 8-Year-Old Being Handcuffed by Officers

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is investigating video of an eight-year-old Chico Boy being handcuffed and surrounded by officers. Sheriff Honea said deputies tried to restrain him before putting him in handcuffs. The boy's father says his son has an anti-social disorder and plans to file charges. 

Traffic Alert: New Light in Gridley 

A new traffic signal and road improvements will be in use for the first time today at the intersection of East Gridley and Larkin roads in Gridley. 

Last Day to Register to Vote

Today is the last day to register to vote in California. Voter registration can be completed online, just click on the link

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 122168

Reported Deaths: 4444
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles596922532
Riverside8303345
San Diego7798283
Orange6783165
San Bernardino5650209
Alameda364197
Santa Clara2850144
San Francisco264443
Imperial249330
Kern246245
San Mateo224484
Tulare208392
Fresno194437
Santa Barbara171414
Contra Costa154738
Sacramento149058
Ventura119035
Kings11876
San Joaquin102436
Stanislaus79230
Monterey62110
Sonoma5934
Solano55922
Marin52517
Merced3107
San Luis Obispo2881
Placer2599
Santa Cruz2192
Yolo21624
Madera1293
Napa1263
Humboldt1044
El Dorado980
San Benito962
Butte601
Nevada491
Sutter482
Del Norte470
Shasta404
Mono371
Mendocino330
Yuba311
Lake300
Inyo201
Glenn170
Calaveras160
Mariposa161
Amador100
Siskiyou90
Colusa70
Tehama61
Tuolumne50
Lassen50
Plumas40
Alpine20
Sierra10
Trinity10
Unassigned00
Chico
Few Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 70°
Oroville
Clear
72° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 72°
Paradise
Few Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 70°
Chester
Clear
71° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 71°
Red Bluff
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 74°
Willows
Few Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 94° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 70°
Today will be nice but much cooler weather this weekend with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mostly in the north valley and mountains. We heat up again next week.
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